Here is a quick Bible lesson on something potentially confusing, but I do a lot of editing and review for Bible teachers, and it seems this might be helpful to a lot of people to see this written concisely: The Hebrew word "YHWH" is the name of God which means something to the effect of… Continue reading God, YHWH, Jehova, Adonai, Lord, Jesus
I created this chart today. It’s a work in progress, and it has its flaws, but I think it generally shows the proper worldview for a Christian. A true believer is in the world, but not of the world. We sometimes participate in government and politics, but a true Christian does not place his or… Continue reading An Ambassador in Enemy Territory and A Citizen of Heaven
This is just a simple post, but somehow I think we Christians all forget this every day. If you had unlimited seeds, how many would you plant? Probably as much as time would allow. Why then do we pray so infrequently? Some seeds grow, some do not, but nothing grows where nothing planted. If God… Continue reading Sowing Prayers
"...take every thought captive to obey Christ." 2 Corinthians 10:5. How does one obey Christ? By taking every thought captive. None of us will ever do that perfectly. But it's always a good reminder that, after faith of course, obedience starts in the mind! Thoughts are tremendously important. I don't know about you, but I… Continue reading take every thought captive
The short answer is: No, we are not told that in Scripture. First of all, I should say I believe the "book of life" is a symbol of a spiritual reality. In other words, I don't believe there is a literal book, but some might believe that, and that's okay. Revelation 3:5 never says God… Continue reading Are names ever blotted out of the book of life?